Recipe: Patriotic Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits

A fun-to-make treat!
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Juicy strawberries, blueberries and cherries are tucked into layers of non-fat Greek yogurt – with just enough granola added for crunch and a touch of honey.

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The colorful fruits supply healthy doses of vitamin C and antioxidants while the yogurt adds a calcium and protein boost. Unlike presweetened yogurts, we use raw honey (reminder: never feed honey to infants under age 1) for a sweetness that’s not overly cloying.

Try one for breakfast or a healthy snack today.

Ingredients

1 quart plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
1 cup blueberries, rinsed
1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced
1 cup jarred cherries
4 teaspoons honey
1 cup of your favorite homemade or store-bought granola

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Directions

  1. Layer ½ cup of yogurt in the bottom of the parfait glass. Top with ¼ cup blueberries, ¼ cup strawberries, ⅛ cup granola and ½ teaspoon of honey.
  2. Add a second layer of ½ cup yogurt, topped with ¼ cup jarred cherries, another ⅛ cup granola, and ½ teaspoon of honey. Repeat for the remaining 2 parfaits.

Nutritional information

Makes 4 servings
Calories: 200
Total fat: 1.5g
Saturated fat: 0g
Protein: 24g
Carbohydrates: 50g
Sugars: 30g
Sodium: 90mg
Dietary fiber: 4g
Vitamin A: 2%
Vitamin C: 35%
Calcium: 20%
Iron: 8%

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